JANM From Home
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Catch up on the online programs, presentations, and resources you might have missed and see what s upcoming!

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2020 Virtual Gala
and Auction
If you missed JANM's first-ever Virtual Gala & Auction on April 18, you can still view it here ! It is not too late to make a donation to the Bid for Education.
Origami Kori Basket
Follow along with our Education Team as they teach you how to fold an origami kori basket .
Viet Thanh Nguyen's Transcendients Community Celebration Keynote Speech
Watch New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen's keynote speech from Transcendients Community Celebration: Challenging Borders. Additional videos from the event are being added.
Contested Histories
Learn about the creation of Contested Histories: Art and Artifacts from the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection in this virtual talk from program developer and curator Clement Hanami.
The Japanese Hospital in Los Angeles: Reflections on a Hospital for All
Kristen Hayashi, PhD, Director of Collections Management & Access and Curator, held a virtual talk and Q&A about the 1918 Influenza pandemic and its devastation across the globe as well as the impact on communities of color and the long history of unequal access to health care.
Kizuna 2020: Nikkei Kindness and Solidarity During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In Japanese, kizuna means strong emotional bonds. JANM’s Discover Nikkei website is sharing stories about how Nikkei families and communities are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Read stories from around the world, and contribute your own!
Please visit JANM From Home for more content you might have missed.
UPCOMING ONLINE EVENTS (all times listed are PDT)
Wellness While
Safer at Home
Wednesday, April 29 at 6 p.m.
In collaboration with Changing Tides, join panelists Matthew Shima, LMFT (Shima Therapy); Finola Rodriguez (Project Specialist for APIFM); Lupe Limón Corales (Youth Services Coordinator at LTSC); Jin Kim, LMFT (Centered Individual and Family Counseling, and Cheryl Masukawa (CrossFit®️ Level 1 trainer and personal trainer), discussing their work in the community during COVID-19.

Contested Histories
Thursday, April 30 at 6 p.m.
Join us for another edition of Contested Histories: Art and Artifacts from the Allen Hendershott Eaton Collection from program developer and curator Cle\ment Hanami. He'll talk about traveling the special display across the country.

Book Talk w/John Tateishi  
Tuesday, May 5 at 6:30 p.m.
In collaboration with Pacific Council and Skylight Books, JANM presents a discussion with author John Tateishi talking about his book Redress: The Inside Story of the Successful Campaign for Japanese American Reparations .

Tea & Letter Writing: Building Connections
Wednesday, May 6 at 6 p.m.
Gather with us virtually in the comfort of your own home to share tea, conversation, and write letters to seniors in Little Tokyo senior living facilities and/or migrants detained at the Adelanto Detention Center—with plenty of prompts provided by traci kato-kiriyama, former Little Tokyo +LAB Artist-in-Residence at JANM.

JANM presents
 Our Man in Tokyo
Friday, May 8
Directed by Akira Boch, Our Man in Tokyo is a short documentary about the struggles and obsessions of Shin Miyata, a Tokyo-based music promoter and  record label owner who specializes in the challenging task of distributing Chicano music from East Los Angeles throughout Japan.

Visit janm.org/events/virtual to see all of our upcoming online events.
Tofu Kingdom Game
Visit the award-winning JANM Store for that unique gift!

Catch up on this recent store blog post, Game On!, and shop this week's featured item: Tofu Kingdom Game .

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